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MACC air quality forecast now available from CERC

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02/07/2015

The latest MACC air quality forecasts for the UK are now available from the CERC website. The map shows the forecast using the UK Daily Air Quality Index. The map shows pollution from four individual pollutants (nitrogen dioxide, ozone, and particulates PM10 and PM2.5) and an overall value, which is the highest DAQI value from any pollutant. Forecasts are available for four days ...

ANDRITZ to supply new power boiler for the Pohang waste-to-energy plant, South Korea

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02/07/2015

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from POSCO E&C to supply key equipment for a 50-megawatt bubbling fluidized bed boiler fired with refuse-derived fuel for the greenfield waste-to-energy plant in Pohang, South Korea. Start-up is scheduled for spring 2018. The scope of supply also includes basic engineering as well as supervisory services for erection and ...

Health & Climate Change - The Lancet Commission

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30/06/2015

The 2015 Lancet Commission on Health and Climate Change was formed to map out the impacts of climate change and the necessary policy responses. The central finding from the Commission’s work is that tackling climate change could be the greatest global health opportunity of the 21st century. The report is also accompanied by ten underlying recommendations to accelerate action ...

Risk prevention from the design stage of new technologies and processes

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02/07/2015

‘Prevention through Design’ (PtD) is a concept that addresses OSH issues early in the design process so as to prevent or minimize work-related hazards and risks associated with the construction, manufacture, use, maintenance and disposal of facilities, materials and equipment. The position paper produced in cooperation with PEROSH ‘Leadership in enabling and industrial ...

HORIBA Supports Raman Spectroscopy, Science and Research

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02/07/2015

During May and June HORIBA participated in and co-hosted the latest RamanFest conference in Xiamen, China, and the RamanFest satellite meeting in Kyoto, Japan. These meetings provided an ideal forum for researchers to hear about some of the latest research in Raman spectroscopy. The focus this year was on biological Raman analysis and nanoRaman (TERS) with talks covering single cell analysis, ...

New USGS report: Coastal erosion threatens northern Alaska

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02/07/2015

Erosion is eating away at Alaska's northern coast at some of the highest rates in the nation, threatening habitat and infrastructure, according to a new report published Wednesday. The U.S. Geological Survey study looked at more than 50 years of data and found an average yearly shoreline change of 1.4 meters - or more than 4 1/2 feet - taking both beach erosion and expansion into account. ...

Public consultation on circular economy launched by European Commission

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01/07/2015

The consultation has been launched in order to “present a new, more ambitious circular economy strategy late in 2015, to transform Europe into a more competitive resource-efficient economy, addressing a range of economic sectors, including waste”. The Circular Economy Strategy will be fully aligned with the priorities of the new Commission and will comprise a revised legislative ...

High Demand of Commercial Reverse Osmosis Systems

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02/07/2015

Commercial Reverse Osmosis Systems are in high demand and we at Aqua Clear Water Treatment Specialists can customize a system to fit just about any water criteria. Commercial RO systems are used in many applications. Some common applications are the car wash industry, mobile pool filtration, microelectronics, text tiles and beer breweries to name a few. Each system is unique and custom ...

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